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DEVONSHIRE DELIGHTS

Continuing out tour of the UK’s thriving hot tub market, Ashleigh Bissett visits the picturesque county of Devon… Spa retailers in Devon are anticipating a record-breaking sales season, with many already reporting a rise in sales figures compared to this time last year. Hydropool Devon are on track to double their turnover this year, while […]

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PWTAG PREPARE FOR ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Last November saw the secondof PWTAG’s annual conferences and it was a sell-out success. This year’s event, in a new venue, is stuffed with even more vital, ground breaking presentations. Look out alsofor important news about PWTAG’s Poolmark scheme for validating pools. The details are not finalised butalready these look like the stand-outs. CRYPTO UPDATE […]

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BRITISH MADE ARGONAUT PUMPS

The pump comes with a heavy duty long life IP55 rated motor that is quiet running with a 60dB rating and the pump self-primes up to 3 metres. The mechanical seal made with AISI 316 Stainless steel is suitable for a wide range of applications including chlorine, bromine, and salt chlorinated pools, the glass filled […]

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Friend Or Foe?

The best sanitiser known to man, chlorine is a vital part of the sanitisation process. It’s also affordable and easy to install. On the flip side, the negative effects of chlorine on human health and our fragile environment are very well documented. For years the industry has survived on the sale of chlorine and while […]

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A Question Of UV Balance

Ultraviolet radiation is a secondary disinfection process, used alongside a primary disinfectant, usually chlorine, in swimming and spa pools. It is recommended by PWTAG, both for its capacity to reduce chloramines and kill microorganisms – including chlorine-resistant Cryptosporidium. Its use can reduce the chlorine residual levels necessary to keep pool water healthy. It is important […]

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UK Pool & Spa Awards Set New Records

There were celebrations all round at the recent UK Pool & Spa Awards evening where over 100 Gold Standard awards and 40 Silver Standard awards were presented to some of the industry’s leading water leisure companies. Showcasing the very best examples of pool and spa design from across the country, the annual UK Pool & […]

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Companies who continue to sell non registered chemical products are risking heavy fines.

The Silent Treatment

The biggest shake up in the history of chemical supply has exploded on to the pool and spa sector with as much impact as a whimpering damp squib. But ignore the new Biocide Product Regulations at your peril. The compliance clock is loudly ticking for companies who do not conform to the new protocols with […]

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Half Of Brits Admit To Peeing In The Pool

A new study has revealed some disturbing truths that may make you think twice about going for a swim in the hotel pool on holiday. Almost half of Britons have admitted to peeing in the sea or pools used by other holidaymakers. But Brits aren’t the worst culprits, in fact Americans are the most prolific […]

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Pool & Spa Advice Clinic

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Leisure Industry Week (LIW) returns to Birmingham’s NEC from September 30 to October 2, promising to be bigger and better than ever before. Up to 7,000 leisure industry professionals are expected to visit the three day show, spanning across six core sectors including Pool & Spa, Play, Health & […]

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Uk Retail Sales Enjoy Seasonal Boost

Sustained hot weather provided a boost for Britain’s pool and spa businesses this summer as consumers lapped up the good weather with a seemingly unquenchable thirst for outdoor living, according to the latest Pool & Spa Scene retail survey. The Pool & Spa Scene team carried out a snapshot analysis of some 137 pool and […]

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